La Henriade

Engraved by Louis Surugue (French, 1686–1762), Engraved by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Engraved by Henry Fletcher (English, active 1715–1744), Engraved by Charles Dupuis (French, 1685–1742), Engraved by Nicolas Gabriel Dupuis (French, 1698–1771), Engraved by Louis Desplaces (French, 1682–1739), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Poilly (French, 1669–1728), Engraved by Edme Jeaurat (French, 1688–1738), After Jean Francois de Troy (French, 1679–1752), After François Lemoine (French, 1688–1737), After Nicolas Vleughels (French, 1668–1737), After Bernard Lépicié (French, 1698–1755), After Michel Nicolas Micheux (French, 1688–1733), Author François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (French, 1694–1778)

Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Cohen-de Ricci 1025


Overall: 29.3 x 23.3 x 3 cm (11 9/16 x 9 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: 1728) Quarto; 109 leaves, plus 11 plates; nineteenth-century gilt- and blind-stamped sprinkled brown calf (William George, Bristol; within ivory phase box).

Allegorical frontispiece; illustrations to Voltaire’s text; decorative vignettes

London: 1728


Acquired in 1918 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent